VMworld—8x8, Inc. (NASDAQ: EGHT), provider of innovative cloud communications and computing solutions, today launched its new Zerigo VDI, the most comprehensive, turnkey, enterprise-grade deployment and management platform for desktop virtualization.
Built to power the high-demand Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) and IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) needs of global telecom leader SoftBank and cloud/data center provider CoSentry, 8x8 is now offering Zerigo VDI for licensing as a white-label solution to enable telco, data center and Internet service providers (ISPs) along with enterprise IT departments to quickly configure and deploy complete IaaS and DaaS services.
8x8 will offer live demos of Zerigo VDI and IaaS at Booth 229 and at the VCE Booth 1015 during the 10th Annual VMworld San Francisco, August 25-29.
“This high-velocity solution offers maximum flexibility and simplicity to meet the needs of a wide variety of service providers—from top-tier telcos to smaller ISPs - looking to grow their business with next-generation VDI and IaaS services,” said Andy Schwabecher, General Manager of 8x8 Cloud Hosting. “The Zerigo software suite supports cross-platform access, enabling service providers to provision, manage and bill any Linux or Windows desktop to any thin client, PC, Mac, iOS, Android or other mobile device for truly ubiquitous compatibility.”
“We are very impressed with the technological expertise and efficiency 8x8 has demonstrated with the development of this customized VDI solution,” said Ken Miyauchi, Softbank Senior Executive Vice President. “No other VDI and IaaS solution provides the comprehensive feature set, ease of management, scalability and billing available in 8x8’s Zerigo software suite to make launching these services both easy and profitable. Adding Zerigo to our product line supports SoftBanks’s global business growth objectives with a cost-effective and efficient solution.”
8x8’s Zerigo VDI and IaaS solutions provide numerous high-performance features to speed deployment and simplify management of VDI pools and VDC for clients, while supporting rapid business growth with a ready-to-launch solution for service providers. Unique features include:
Built upon the powerful and reliable Vblock infrastructure with state-of-the-art, fully redundant hardware, Zerigo VDI ensures reliability, continuity and data security in an affordable, scalable solution to enable business growth. The solution is designed for white label deployment to support service providers’ brand building strategies.
To get started with the new Zerigo VDI today, or learn more, visit the Zerigo or VCE booths during VMworld, or visit http://www.zerigo.com/daas.
About 8x8, Inc.
8x8, Inc. (Nasdaq: EGHT), a leading provider of cloud communications and computing services, leverages its patented software technologies to deliver innovative Software as a Service (SaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solutions to small and medium sized businesses and distributed enterprises. 8x8 cloud communications services include VoIP business phone services, audio and video conferencing, hosted contact center and unified communications (UC) solutions. 8x8 cloud computing solutions include virtualized public cloud servers and enterprise cloud virtual data center hosting services. All 8x8 solutions dramatically reduce telecommunications and IT infrastructure expenses, while enabling access to powerful features and functionality that increase productivity, flexibility and mobility. For additional information, visit www.8x8.com, or connect with 8x8 on Google+, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
Joan Citelli, 408-654-0970
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